Wirth, Niklaus - LC Linked Data Service: Authorities and Vocabularies | Library of Congress
scientist, computer scientist, university teacher, programmer, engineer
Warning: Page using Template:Infobox person with unknown parameter "residence" (this message is shown only in preview). Niklaus Emil Wirth (born 15 February 1934) is a Swiss computer scientist. He has designed several programming languages, including Pascal, and pioneered several classic topics in software engineering. In 1984 he won the Turing Award, generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science, for developing a sequence of innovative computer languages.
Place of birth:Winterthur
Date of birth:15 February 1934